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Way Off Broadway, But Maybe Not for Long: What’s Playing (and What’s Working) in the Berkshires

Williamstown Theatre FestivalWhat used to be called the straw-hat circuit is long gone, as is the customary summer haberdashery that gave it its name. Stars no longer caravan their Broadway hits, in stripped-down versions, from barn to tent to “music fair” for weeklong engagements from June through August. But out-of-town summer theater still thrives, in new formats that have turned some venues in Western Massachusetts and the Hudson Valley from consumers of New York City product to providers of it…read more.

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